I knew the job was dangerous when I took it ...
- Jul 19, 2004
- Out of Bounds
At face value this one sounds like something from the Weekly World News - perhaps a piece from the facing page opposite the latest Bat Boy sighting. It's actually an interesting account of an operatically-trained stand-up comedian maintaining the requisite banter with her surgical team during an 8-hour surgery ...
FULL STORY: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-glasgow-west-45269964I sang opera while surgeons removed my brain tumour
A stand-up comedian had her doctors in stitches as they performed life-saving brain surgery.
Sarah-May Philo told jokes and even sang the opera classic Ave Maria as surgeons removed a tumour during a nine-hour operation.
The 34-year-old comic and special needs teacher from Dennistoun in Glasgow knew she would have to be awake to measure brain function but her dialogue with medical staff went beyond all expectations. ...